Te Marama

Citizen, Joe (2011) Te Marama. [Video]

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Official URL: http://survey.mediarts.net.nz/?p=111

Abstract or Summary

Written and directed by Pearl Hotene, Te Marama played at the Meteor theatre in 2004 and also at Garden Place. It was the story of a young woman discovering both herself and her Maori heritage in a modern Hamilton that at that time all but obscured what had gone before. Told through a series of conversations between herself, her Nana and Spirits of the past, Te Marama calmly reclaimed a Hamilton history that had been hidden from sight for too long. Who had known that the top of what is now known as Wintec hill had been a sacred site, or that the corner of Victoria Street and Claudelands Road had been an urupa?

Item Type:Video
Keywords that describe the item:Hamilton Fringe, Hamilton Survey
Subjects:G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GR Folklore
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1993 Motion Pictures
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN2000 Dramatic representation. The Theater
Divisions:Schools > School of Media Arts
ID Code:1938
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Deposited On:30 Apr 2012 06:29
Last Modified:30 Apr 2012 21:43

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